Survey Says… it’s a hot commodity

What in the world is a smart home? Wait, wasn’t that a 1999 Disney movie? What exactly is smart home technology or home automation? It’s when you have the ability to monitor and control your lights, appliances, and other homes devices (like your TV or thermostat) straight from your smartphone. Neat, right? Home automation isn’t … Read more

This Month in Real Estate | March 2016

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmMKUeqagyI?rel=0&showinfo=0&w=560&h=315] National Numbers Here are just a few national Real Estate numbers we’re tracking for you right now. According to the National Association of Realtors, the number of projected home sales held steady to 5.5M. And the national median home price for existing homes decreased to $213,800. That’s down 4.2% ($220K) last month and up 8.2% ($198K) from this same … Read more

Home Mortgage 101. Learning the Basics.

As if buying a home itself wasn’t daunting enough, especially if you’re a first time home buyer. The jargon that’s thrown around in the real estate industry can make things incredibly confusing, especially when it comes to a home mortgage loan. You’re often left with a lot more questions instead of leaving with the answers … Read more

This Month in Real Estate | February 2016

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpoCJYW7PGs?rel=0&showinfo=0&w=560&h=315] National Numbers Here are just a few national Real Estate numbers we’re tracking for you right now. According to the National Association of Realtors, the number of projected home sales rose to 5.5M as compared to 5.4M last month. And the national median home price for existing homes increased to $224,100. That’s up 1.9% ($220K) last month and up … Read more

Florida Homestead Exemption: What You’ll Need to Know.

The Florida homestead exemption is a legal system designed to protect the value of a resident’s home from property taxes, ultimately having incredible financial benefits on your property. What are the benefits? On the most fundamental level, the homestead exemption itself allows most homeowners a $25,000 deduction from their property’s assessed value, which can ultimately … Read more

This Month in Real Estate | January 2016

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7SGUPER3Ys?rel=0&showinfo=0] National Numbers Here are just a few national Real Estate numbers we’re tracking for you right now. According to the National Association of Realtors, the number of projected home sales dipped to 4.8M as compared to 5.4M last month. And the national median home price for existing homes increased to $220,300. That’s up … Read more

Crash Course To Selling Your Home

Getting ready to sell your home can be a daunting task. Hopefully, we can break it down for you so you can feel a bit more comfortable with the entire process. Define your needs & Write it down. You’ll want to ask yourself and write down all the reasons why you’re selling your home and what you need/expect to … Read more